Learn a creative craft at Derryaun Crafts in the idyllic surroundings of County Mayo on the West Coast of Ireland.
previous knowledge - just an interest in learning more about old and not so old country crafts. We are open all year
round; if you would like to book a course, a 50% non-refundable deposit is required, but your booking can be
transferred to another workshop or someone else. Price includes use of our facilities and all materials.
We sell many items of equipment to inspire you to have a go at home.
click on timetable for full details
2014 spring workshop calendar
Friday 21st March - Needle Felt a Mobile – 3D needle felt. fully booked
Friday 2nd May - Kumihimo – Textile Jewellery Making for Beginners.
Friday 29th May - Jewellery Making Workshop with Vintaj Findings.
Friday 13th June - Basic Traditional Wet Felting – Making Patterns with Pre-felt.
Friday 27th June - Jewellery Making Workshop – embossing copper and brass blanks.
Friday 11th July - Away with the Birds – Mixed Metal Workshop.
Date to be arranged - Viking Knit – an ancient technique for creating a wire rope.
Date to be arranged - Beaded beads – The Art of Bead Weaving.
Good News from Derryaun Crafts...
I am delighted to announce that I have been awarded 1st and 2nd prize in the
2013 RDS National Craft Competition felting discipline.
I would like to introduce my new online shopping gallery, where you can purchase one off textile and jewellery pieces, prints, greetings cards etc. click on gallery to find out more.....
I have a collection of framed textile art originals that can be viewed in my studio Gallery and Leaping Lizard, Bridge St. Westport, The Greenway Artists Initiative Gallery, Newport. Limited edition prints are available from my studio and Leaping Lizard, Bridge St. Westport. r. Please contact me for further details. Click on Gallery page for more images and stockists of my work.
New sculptural work using bog wood, drift wood, woven rafia and lampworked glass.
Available from Liberties at Home, The Quay, Westport and Glass Design Studio, Spiddal Craft Village.